inflammation of the nasal passages that goes on for weeks to months which is different from a virus (“a cold”), and may be caused by allergy, nasal irritants, structural, or other physiological problems.
- Rhinitis, allergic
Medical term for hay fever, an allergic reaction that mimics a chronic cold. Symptoms include nasal congestion, a clear runny nose, sneezing, nose and eye itching, and tearing of the eyes. Postnasal dripping of clear mucus frequently causes a cough, loss of smell is common, and occasionally loss of taste. Nosebleeds may occur. Also known […]
- Rhinitis, allergic, perennial
Allergic rhinitis that occurs throughout the year.
- Rhinitis, allergic, seasonal
Allergic rhinitis that occurs during a specific season.
- Rhinitis, vasomotor
Inflammation of the nose due to abnormal neuronal (nerve) control of the blood vessels in the nose. Vasomotor rhinitis is not an allergic reaction as is allergic rhinitis. It is brought on by irritation of the nose, frequently by cool temperatures.
mainly the forehead, the chin and the lower half of the nose. The tiny blood vessels in these areas enlarge (dilate) and become more visible through the skin, appearing like tiny red lines (called telangiectasias). Pimples can occur that look like teenage acne. Unlike acne, rosacea is not primarily a plague of teenagers. It occurs […]